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• Victoria ‘Vicki’ Bengoian
• Clarence Luczon Jr.
• Pedro Dugay
• Masao Morikawa
• Carl Marcus
• Craig Alan Miller
Victoria ‘Vicki’ Bengoian
Victoria “Vicki” Bengoian of Lihu‘e died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on Aug. 9, 2007, at the age of 88.
Born on Nov. 23, 1918, in Springfield, Mass., she was an accomplished seamstress who crafted beautiful dolls and exquisite quilts. She was also owner and founder of Vicki’s Restaurant and also Rose & Vicki’s Bakery.
She was preceded in death by her husband Siragan (Benny) Bengoian; brothers Barkev Mikaelian and John Kezerian; sister Gladys Kezerian Murphy.
She is survived by two daughters, Rose Bengoian and Dottie (John) Ouligian Bengoian; sister-in-law Jean Kezerian, brother Thomas Kezerian; nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews Barbara (Joe Doran) Kezerian, Tully, Meredith, Carrie, James, Joe Doran, Mike (Doreen) Kezerian, Maureen Pugatch, Michelle and Donny; friends Doug Guthrie, Ron Drake and Danette (Mel) Perreira; caregivers Marina Domingo and Domi Robles.
Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday, at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, where services will be held at 11 a.m. At Victoria’s request her body has been cremated. Donations may be made to the Kaua‘i Hospice.
Clarence Luczon Jr.
Clarence Keoki Norton “Koopa” Luczon Jr., of Wailua Houselots, passed away of injuries he received in a car accident on Koloa Road. He was medevacked from Wilcox to Queen’s Medical Center on O‘ahu, where he passed away on July 27, 2007, at the age of 14.
Born Feb. 22, 1993, in Lihu‘e, he was a student at Kapa‘a Middle School, then Chiefess Kamakahelei in Puhi..
He is survived by his grandmother Viviana Cabinatan Luczon of Wailua Houselots, grandfather Julian Luczon of Wailua Houselots; father Clarence Luczon Sr. of Kalaheo; mother Elizabeth Sanay-Pa‘aoao of Kaumakani; father Clarence Luczon Sr. of Kalaheo; sisters Ashlyn Luczon of Kalaheo and Chanlyn Luczon of Wailua; niece Aaliyah-Feigh Luczon of Kalaheo; great-grandmother Saturnina Cabinatan of Hanama‘ulu; uncles Norman and Julian Luczon Jr.; aunts Lorna and Angela; great-grandmother Saturnina Cabinatan of Hanama‘ulu; numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
Wake services will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel in Koloa. Friends may visit with the family from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 at Borthwick Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be in Lihue Cemetery.
Casual attire is suggested. Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Pedro Ramil Dugay of Kilauea, died Aug. 4, 2007, at Wilcox Memorial Hospital at the age of 57.
Born Dec. 16, 1949, in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte, Philippines, he was a golf groundsman at Princeville and a fisherman in Alaska.
He is survived by his wife Felicitas Gabbac Dugay; daughter Precilla (Moises) Perez; sons James Dugay and Jason Dugay; granddaughter Kayla Isabel Perez; sisters Salvacion Bolo, Jesusa Cadelinia, Bernarda Dugay, Florentina Acob, Nenita Bergonia, and Adelina (William) Constantino; brothers Rizalino (Juanita) Dugay and Emil (Lilia) Dugay; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit with the family from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 18, at St. Sylvester’s Church in Kilauea, where Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow.
Arrangements are being handled by Borthwick Kauai Mortuary.
Masao Morikawa, of Waimea, died at Kauai Care Center on Aug. 11, 2007, at the age of 94. Born in Waimea on May 30, 1913, he was a retired maintenance person with the Department. of Water, County of Kaua‘i.
He is survived by sons Benjamin (Amy) of Anaheim, Calif., Raymond (Joyce) of Lihu‘e, and Ronald of Waimea; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother Muggsy Morikawa of Waimea; sister Haruko Seto of Waimea; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may visit with the family from 3 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 20, at the Waimea Honpa Hongwanji; service officiated by Rev. Hashimoto will begin at 4 p.m. Casual attire is suggested.
Arrangements are being handled by Garden Island Mortuary, Ltd.
Carl Marcus of Kilauea died Aug. 6, 2007, at Wilcox Hospital.
Carl was a familiar figure on the North Shore. He was often seen, full grey beard under his mesh pith helmet, cruising the shoulder of the highway on his moped.
He was born in 1939 in Cordova, Alaska, and moved to Hawai‘i with his parents in 1954 (living in both states when they were territories).
He served in the U.S. Army in Japan in the late ‘50s and moved to Kaua‘i from Oregon in December 1982. He was an avid horticulturist and published author whose friends say he will be missed.
Friends will gather at Kalihiwai Beach Saturday, Aug. 18, around noon.
Donations in memory of Carl may be made to Kaua‘i Hospice, 4457 Pahe‘e St., Lihu‘e, HI 96766.
Craig Alan Miller
Craig Alan Miller of Kapa‘a died at Wilcox Memorial Hospital on July 31, 2007, at the age of 34.
Craig moved with his family to Hawai‘i in 1977, and then moved to Kaua‘i in 1978. Born in Indianapolis Ind. on Feb. 10, 1973, he was in partnership with his father Larry, in the operation of the plant rental business of Sasaki Plants. Craig provided interior plants to many places on Kaua‘i, including Wilcox Hospital, Brennecke’s Restaurant, King Auto, and many others. He took his little dog Daisy with him everywhere and both were beloved at all his accounts. He is survived by his companion Kristie Madden; sons Avery, Joshua, and Emerson Miller; stepson Griffin Madden; father Larry (Gaye) Miller and mother Jo Anne McGrath; sisters Emily Miller and Angela Miller Warnock; brothers Ben and Dusty Miller; grandparents Harold and Janet Miller; and uncle Dean Miller.
A fund has been established at American Savings Bank in memory of Craig for his children. Donations can be made to any branch of American Savings Bank or mailed to American Savings Bank, care of Craig Miller Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 2300, Honolulu HI 96804.
Private services were held. Kauai Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.
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